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Lincoln City: Belly boarder swept offshore by a rip current at the end of NW 50th, Roads End

...as the ski team was headed out to rescue the boogy board surfer...

…as the ski team was headed out to rescue the boogy board surfer…


Jet ski rescuers roar off the beach headed for a black speck on the horizon...

Jet ski rescuers roar off the beach headed for a black speck on the horizon…


Rescued surfer was checked out by paramedics.

Rescued surfer was checked out by paramedics.

2:45pm
North Lincoln Fire is racing to the end of NW 50th on a report of a belly board surfer being swept offshore by a strong rip current. Units are beginning to mobilize just west and north of Chinook Winds Casino Resort.

2:55pm
The boogy border is now out several hundred yards, perhaps approaching a quarter mile offshore. Fire Rescue is launching jet skis. Ocean conditions are quite good. The surfer seems to know that fire rescue is coming out for him.

3:04pm
Jet ski team has raced out to the victim and is preparing to “scoop him up” and return him to shore.

3:06pm
Ski team has victim back on the beach. Ambulance crew to check him out.

3:07pm
Preparing to load jet skis back onto their trailer.

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